HAVAN’s Awards for Housing Excellence Gala Offers Inspiration to Homeowners


Monday, April 26, 2021
For Immediate Release

HAVAN’s Awards for Housing Excellence Gala Offers Inspiration to Homeowners

Vancouver, BC: The Homebuilders Association Vancouver (HAVAN) is inviting everyone across the Lower Mainland to join in the excitement and watch the 12th annual HAVAN Awards for Housing Excellence Gala online, Friday, April 30th, starting at 6:30pm, as the 2021 winners are announced for the best in home building, renovation and design in Metro Vancouver.

This Friday marks the second year the Gala will be streaming LIVE, from an Award Finalist’s home in West Vancouver, creating the perfect opportunity to view the latest design and building trends from the comfort of your own home.

WATCH THE GALA – LIVE! Friday, April 30 starting at 6:30pm 

Everyone is invited to watch the HAVAN Awards Gala Home Edition LIVE! Check out www.havan.ca/awards/gala and preview the program, interactive contests, and the evening’s events.  Whether you are thinking about a renovation to accommodate your multi-generational family, or a new home office, or looking to design and custom build a high-performance home for improved health and livability, get inspiration for your own home, as the 2021 finalists are showcased, and the winners revealed.

‘Renovation, design and building continues to be a large focus our lives during the pandemic as people spend more time at home. Customizing your space to reflect who you are, and how your family functions can enhance the livability of your home. Knowing where to start, how to pull your ideas together, who to contact and what resources are available can feel like a lot to take on. Working with the professionals will help streamline planning and resources, saving you time and money.’ Ron Rapp, HAVAN CEO.

The Gala Home Edition is the perfect opportunity to peek into one of the world’s most sought-after housing markets and see the best in new home construction, renovation and design in Metro Vancouver.



If you are looking for home building and renovation inspiration, play HAVAN’s Predict the Winners Game for your chance to win prizes! It is easy to play, and you will love looking at the design-forward photos! Find inspiration and design solutions, and source award-winning professionals to help bring your dream home to reality!

Simply check out the entries in each category and predict the winner! The person with the most correct answers per game wins! There four games; one for renovations, new homes, design, special achievement and Grand HAVAN Awards, where you get to guess the Builders, Designer and Renovator of the Year!

The more games you play, the greater the chance to win! Game closes Friday, April 30 at 5pm PST. Details: https://havan.ca/predict-the-winners-for-a-chance-to-win/



In addition to viewing the best in home building and design, viewers will be treated to live music by local band Ten Souljers, and a cooking lesson with Yosh Kasahara, the Executive Vice President of Alabaster Homes and huge foodie (check out @yoshfood), plus the Pacific Arts Stone Lounge featuring a local mixologist who will be sharing his custom cocktail wizardry. It’s easy to follow along! Be sure to tag @HAVANofficial #HAVANawards for your chance to win prizes!



HAVAN would like to thank the following sponsors for their support of the HAVAN Awards for Housing Excellence.

For the 12th consecutive year, FortisBC (@fortisBC) is the Presenting Sponsor, with BC Housing (@bchousing.org) as the Patron Sponsor.

Sponsors also include:

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Dawn Sondergaard


HAVAN is a symbol of integrity and trust. Consumers turn to HAVAN to source builders, renovators, products, services and resources to build their homes which help shape the communities where people want to live. As Canada’s second largest home builder association, HAVAN attracts the industry’s best, providing leading advocacy initiatives, builder and consumer education, and resources to help our member companies thrive. A not-for-profit association, HAVAN is proudly affiliated with both the provincial CHBA BC, and national CHBA offices. Together, we can build excellence.